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Tarjuman ul-Quran Published in English

Tarjuman ul-Quran Published in English

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mysore historian Dr. Sheik Ali has rendered Maulana Azad’s Urdu literary masterpiece into English. By Maqbool Ahmed Siraj The English translation of the Tarjuman ul-Quran, the literary masterpiece in Urdu by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, has been translated into English by Dr. Sheik Ali, a historian based in Mysuru and published by the Darul Umoor […]

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Islamiyah Matriculation Higher Secondary School – Harvesting Sweetness of Knowledge

Islamiyah Matriculation Higher Secondary School – Harvesting Sweetness of Knowledge

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

A fish merchant thought of a school to remove illiteracy and poverty. It came up on sugarcane fields. Today the school has over 3,000 students. By A Staff Writer Forty years ago, this place grew sugarcane. Today it is tasting the sweet success of sweat and toil of a visioned, yet very ordinary man who […]

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Learning Lessons From Hidaya Foundation – Holistic Planning: Key to Success!

Learning Lessons From Hidaya Foundation – Holistic Planning: Key to Success!

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Foundation has helped the lowest of the low to rise from poverty, learn skills and be self reliant, besides providing them dignity of living in decent homes. By A Staff Writer Dreams take long to materialize in concrete form. Realtors and developers may build highrises in a couple of years. But gathering a bunch […]

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Supper for the Soul

Supper for the Soul

| October 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Swabhimaan’s initiative of food and groceries distribution in the poorest of the poor slums in Bengaluru, gives food for thought, for individuals and corporates to emulate this noble work. By Yoginder Sikand Drop by just before evening on any evening from Monday to Saturday at LR Nagar, a sprawling slum on the fringes of Koramangala, […]

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Azam Baitulmal, Mysore  – Steady Progress, Consistent Growth

Azam Baitulmal, Mysore – Steady Progress, Consistent Growth

| August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

It blazed the pioneering trail of social service in the erstwhile royal city of Mysore. By Maqbool Ahmed Siraj It was the year 1974. A burqa-clad woman of Mysore was being whisked away by a moneylender. Her only crime was that she was asking for an appropriate amount of money in loan for the gold […]

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The Legacy of Sir Mirza Ismail

The Legacy of Sir Mirza Ismail

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mirza Ismail’s services to the Sanskrit College at Mysore are unforgettable. He treated all communities alike and furthered their interest. In his autobiography “My Public Life”, he writes: ‘I felt that one pleases Almighty even more by serving other faiths than one’s own. By Syed Tahsin Ahmed Public memory sometimes defies logic. While it keeps […]

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Books and Publishing in Kashmir – Treasure House for Book Lovers

| March 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Against all odds of declining reading habits and onslaught of armed insurgency, Jay Kay Books has published over 300 titles in English, apart from reprinting many 18th century books related to Kashmir. By Mushtaqul Haq Sikander Srinagar: One of the oldest publication House of the state of Jammu & Kashmir, Jay Kay Books is burning […]

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Kashmir: Reviving the Social Fabric

Kashmir: Reviving the Social Fabric

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The resilience of a Kashmiri is limitless bordering even on total passivity. Of course that is the reason it is named as the valley of the saints in Kashmiri! By M. Ashraf In ancient times, Kashmiri Society used to be very interactive and sociable. It also used to be very lively and humour loving. According […]

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‘White Pencil’ Set to unleash Creativity

‘White Pencil’ Set to unleash Creativity

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The new school for designing courses in fashion, gem & jewellery and interiors is launching Diploma courses meant for sunrise sector of industry. By A Staff Writer Come September, creativity will find a new destination in Bangalore. ‘White Pencil’, the school for creative design, will throw open its portals for students in the City. Part […]

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Tools for Inner Peace

| May 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Discover Yourself  Workshop was held in Johannesburg, South Africa, at Suleman Nana Memorial Hall on 30, 31 & 1 April 2012. Some of the participants share their experiences of the Workshop JULIE: Today, sadly our journey ends. In this troubled world of today, there are people like Sadathullah Sir, who travel the world to share and enlighten mankind, giving […]

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